- Child protection concern forms Take a look at example safeguarding forms for recording child protection concerns and disclosures, from a local authority and schools. Plus, find a template spreadsheet you can download and use to track concerns and referrals in your school.
- Conducting 'safe and well' checks Find out about conducting home visits to check on pupils’ welfare. Understand when and how to conduct ‘reasonable enquiries’ into a child’s whereabouts before removing them from the school roll.
- EYFS safeguarding and welfare checklist Use our checklist to help you make sure you're fulfilling the safeguarding and welfare requirements of the 2021 Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework.
- How to encourage the reporting of sexism and sexual harassment Start building a culture where all pupils feel comfortable raising concerns about sexism and sexual harassment. Encourage pupils and staff to call out unacceptable behaviour and explain what you mean by a 'zero-tolerance' approach.
- How to prevent child-on-child abuse Understand what child-on-child abuse is and steps you can take to reduce the risk of it happening in your school. Find guidance and resources, and know where to go for extra support.
- Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE): September 2022 changes A new version of Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) will come into force on 1 September. Understand the changes and what your next steps should be.
- Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE): summary Read the key points in Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) 2022 and know where to look for information on specific areas of safeguarding in the statutory guidance.
- Managing safeguarding allegations against staff From the reporting process to recording the relevant information, know where to go to find the information you need when dealing with allegations of abuse made against staff members, including those you don't directly employ.
- Ofsted review of sexual abuse in schools: summary Be clear on the key findings from Ofsted's sexual abuse review, and what it recommends you should do, so you can get up to speed with what’s happening in the sector right now.
- Online safety assembly resources With children spending more time online, it’s vital that they know how to stay safe. Find examples of assembly plans based on the themes from Safer Internet Days, such as online safety and online identity.
- Online safety: how to review your approach Find out how to audit your approach to pupil online safety to make sure it complies with DfE statutory guidance.
- Online safety: requirements and guidance Understand what arrangements you should have in place to keep pupils safe online, and get further resources to help you manage online safety in your school.
- Recording safeguarding information: guidance and templates Understand what safeguarding information you need to record. Use our templates to keep an up-to-date record of all safeguarding concerns raised, including child protection and general safeguarding concerns, and allegations involving staff.
- Role of the designated safeguarding lead (DSL) Understand the DSL's responsibilities, what training they need and what to consider when determining how much time your DSL needs for their role.
- Safeguarding audit Audit your current safeguarding arrangements to make sure you're up to date with the statutory safeguarding guidance in line with KCSIE 2022.
- Safeguarding notices for visitors See examples of safeguarding notices for visitors from primary schools, secondary schools and an all-through school.
- Safeguarding: staff survey Share our survey with staff to get their views on your school's safeguarding training and procedures.
- Safeguarding training requirements All staff should have safeguarding and child protection training. Find out what this should include, and how this differs for the DSL, headteacher, governors and volunteers. Use The Key Safeguarding to help you save time and stay compliant.
- Supervision meetings for EYFS staff Early years providers must arrange supervision for staff who work with children. Find guidance from the EYFS framework on these arrangements, and see examples of supervision policies from other schools.
- Visitor safeguarding protocols Your school needs to develop its own procedures for identifying and supervising visitors. See examples of other schools' procedures to help develop your own.